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New Year Sale

The 2019 New Year Sale is now on at Formula One Autocentres! This year we're offering up to £10 off a Service, £5 off an MOT and up to £5 off Tyres until 31st January 2019. We offer servicing to suit all vehicle makes and models, carried out by fully trained technicians. Book online before the 3... Read More

How long does an MOT take?

An MOT test consists of various checks to ensure the car is safe to drive on the road. In the UK, every vehicle is required by law to undertake an MOT test when the vehicle is 3 years old and once a year after. Our MOT appointments come in 1-hour slots and you can book up to 6 months in advance,... Read More

Tyre Buying Guide

Tyres are the main point of contact between the car and the road, so it's important to choose the right tyre. It can be a confusing process, but we make it simple. When should you replace your tyres? The legal minimum tread depth in the United Kingdom is 1.6mm, but some manufacturers recommend r... Read More

What does a car service include?

Here at Formula One Autocentres, we offer two types of car service: Master Service and Short Service. We recommend that a Master Service is completed every 12,000 miles or every 12 months (whichever comes first) and a Short Service is completed every 6,000 miles or every 6 months. To help you keep... Read More

Car Winter Checklist to prepare your car for Winter

Winter is coming, and with it comes increased chances of delays and breakdowns. By taking the time to prepare now, you can reduce the amount of inconvenience and time spent in the freezing cold later. Here's our 8 point checklist to ensure you're fully prepared for freezing temperatures, slippery... Read More

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50 Years
PROVIDING VALUE,
CARE & SERVICE
LOCALLY
FOR 50 YEARS

What people are saying about us...

  • Unfortunately my air con had a leak so I was refunded same day no quibbles, great service.

    - thomas, Grantham - Apr 6, 2019
  • Very quick, polite and a good service. Didn't make me feel like an idiot when i didn't know what to ask for!

    - Brentwood - Mar 19, 2019
  • The staff on the desk and the MOT tester were professional and friendly.

    - Anthony, St Albans - Mar 19, 2019
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